What does Logistics mean?

Definitions for Logistics
loʊˈdʒɪs tɪks, lə-Lo·gis·tics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. logistics(noun)

    handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed


  1. Logistics(n.)

    By extension: The planning and coordination of the movement of materials, and other details of any large activity, such as a business or a political campaign.


  1. logistics(Noun)

    The process of planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services and related information from their point of origin to point of consumption for the purpose of satisfying customer requirements.

    Etymology: From λογιστικός, from λόγος

  2. logistics(Noun)

    The procurement, supply, maintenance, and transportation of equipment, facilities, and personnel.

    Etymology: From λογιστικός, from λόγος

Webster Dictionary

  1. Logistics(noun)

    that branch of the military art which embraces the details of moving and supplying armies. The meaning of the word is by some writers extended to include strategy

  2. Logistics(noun)

    a system of arithmetic, in which numbers are expressed in a scale of 60; logistic arithmetic


  1. Logistics

    Logistics is the management of the flow of resources between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet some requirements, for example, of customers or corporations. The resources managed in logistics can include physical items, such as food, materials, equipment, liquids, and staff, as well as abstract items, such as time, information, particles, and energy. The logistics of physical items usually involves the integration of information flow, material handling, production, packaging, inventory, transportation, warehousing, and often security. The complexity of logistics can be modeled, analyzed, visualized, and optimized by dedicated simulation software. The minimization of the use of resources is a common motivation.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. logistics

    Planning and executing the movement and support of forces. It includes those aspects of military operations that deal with: a. design and development, acquisition, storage, movement, distribution, maintenance, evacuation, and disposition of materiel; b. movement, evacuation, and hospitalization of personnel; c. acquisition or construction, maintenance, operation, and disposition of facilities; and d. acquisition or furnishing of services.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. logistics

    Is properly that branch of the military art embracing all details for moving and supplying armies. It includes the operations of the ordnance, quartermaster’s, subsistence, medical, and pay departments. It also embraces the preparation and regulation of magazines for opening a campaign, and all orders of march and other orders from the general-in-chief relative to moving and supplying armies. Some writers have, however, extended its signification to embrace strategy.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Logistics in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Logistics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Logistics in a Sentence

  1. Salvador Illa:

    The market is crazy and the logistics are hard.

  2. Carl Smith:

    The weather system will slow down logistics.

  3. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    We've already been training in battlefield medicine, infantry skills, logistics, in tactical intelligence.

  4. Eric Burkett:

    This is our forever home, Eric Burkett said, holding back tears as Eric Burkett six year old son Lochlen patted his arm. There's a master bathroom that is completely accessible. There are adaptive showers so that Eric Burkett can bathe Eric Burkett and self-lowering shelves in the state-of-the-art kitchen, so that now Eric Burkett can cook again for Eric Burkett family. The idea of getting up and moving around freely without thinking about logistics. Should I use a chair ? Should I use crutches ? All that's gone, Eric Burkett said. Pointing to the wall of Eric Burkett new home outside Pittsburgh, this Marine has a few reminders from Flag Day that Eric Burkett life changed on a training mission in Morocco. That is actually of one of the prop rotors of the V-22 that crashed. On the back of that, I don't know how many Marines signed that, Eric Burkett said. The foundation started by actor Gary Sinise, best known for Gary Sinise role as Lt. Dan in the 1994 movie Forrest Gump, is trying to build 10 to 12 homes per year for severely injured veterans and first responders. It will hand over the keys to its 50th smart home this August. Donations from Home Depot, JC Penny, GE, Benjamin Moore and the Semper Fi Fund among others made Home Depot possible. Fox News first told the Burketts' story in 2014 while The Burketts ' and The Burketts ' family were recovering at Walter Reed. The Burketts ' and The Burketts ' wife were raising their four children at the time in a set of tiny rooms at the hospital. They have since given birth to twins, Nolynn and Roawyn, who are now 18 months old. A master archer, Eric Burkett began competing as a Paralympian in an effort to begin to heal after the crash. I hate shooting from a wheelchair. A lot of guys don't mind it because you're a little bit lower, you don't have to worry about this instability of your legs.

  5. Jack Conway:

    The middle skill economy is going to really explode in the next few years, the jobs will be in logistics, infrastructure, health services and IT, and I want those jobs here.

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